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School Closures Due to Wildfire

Alberta Emergency Alert Information

The Wildfire in the Big Stone Cree Nation and Wabasca area continues to burn, and provincial resources are on scene attempting to control and contain this fire. A number of communities have already been evacuated from the Wildfire area. At present there is a Province-wide Fire Ban for all areas within Alberta’s Forest Protection Areas.

All persons evacuated for this fire need to register at the Calling Lake Community Complex. Leave the area it if is safe to do so. Avoid the area. Take all necessary precautions. Follow the directions of local authorities. Contact the Reception Centre for further information at 780-331-3342 or 780-331-3346.

Shelters have been set up in the following facilities: 

Due to the wildfire the following schools are closed:

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